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to create additional opportunity we thank the mayor for her continued services in the city of oakland and the bay area now before you meet her there is going to be a short video but we want you to welcome may khan. thank you. >>> oakland has a rich hair damage it's talented and there is a few reason why artistss are gravi at a timing to oakland one it has a long history of art for many reasons certainly there is a huge rich tradition here it's a perfect artistic hub it's a place that if i were back in a band i would seriously consider located locketting my place here you can grow your audience there is a lot of new businesses sprod sprouting you mean and new cafe and is stews. and if i brought someone to oakland the highlight of the trip they would have to see pandoras office and is the neighborhood they over look i have lived in the neighborhood for over a decade now and how they have evolved and transformed. sidewalks are full and at night now there are people all over and for our employees, that is place where they spend a lot of time there is a lot of thing for them do now
the low point until where we are today, san francisco is looking a little bit better and oakland is not a member city and they randomly take 20 cities that are plead broadly representative of the housing market and san francisco is the second line on here and posted as one of the naysest paces of recovery and so we get some help from residential construction and we also get help from securelier spending this is what i'm showing here and this is the debt service ratio and it's an interesting concept if says if you add up my mortgage payment and car payment and any other kind of consumer debt that i carey and how much of that is a% of personal disposable income and where we are at relative total whereas 30 years that service ratio is about as low as it's been during anytime at that period and is there any reason that the fed tries to lower interest raid and rate and drive the cost of housing and if you look at the graph on the left hand side the blue portion is the household real estate value and not surprisingly it's down and hasn't really come back much in the last couple of ears
the last night that al alameda county sheriff's deputies will patrol the streets of oakland. tomas roman explains why they sheriff's office did not renew its contract. >> the oakland police department is at its lowest staffing levels in the last ten years. with those alameda county deputies did help but it all came down to money. and this afternoon council member larry reid leonard tonight would be the sheriff's deputies the's last night. >> i'm depressed. >> larry reid just lauren that sheriff deputies will not be helping patrol oakland's streets after saturday night. >> so far as council member libby and myself, we were able to convince our colleagues to extend the funds to retain those deputies that's been working on our streetsle. reporter: the sheriff's deputies have been working on a contract since february 1st that supplied 11 deputies to the oakland ploiption for saturday and sunday nights. costs the city $265,000. that money rap -- ran out. and his department and oakland could not work out a new deal. >> worker comp costs going into it. equipment that has been damaged during o
the bodies. a sixth snow boarder was able to dig himself out. >>> well, a big loss to oakland's crime fighting effort. alameda county is ending its police partnership with the city. don knapp on how it is raising tensions in the streets. don. >> reporter: and the overtime costs of deputies to get involved in this fighting crime in oakland, paroling the streets isone thing, but the aftermath cost of deputies involvement is quite another. the sheriff says he didn't want to pay for it. he wants oakland to pay for it. oakland said it would rather not. >> the sheriff patrols that assisted oakland police have come to an abrupt end. bad news for these oakland residents. >> i think that they are so needed. that's the worst mistake that could possibly ever be made. to have somebody not paroling. >> too much crime here. it's scary to come out here. i mean, it's not dark yet, but i wouldn't want to be here. >> the shooting that ended a deputy sheriff here near the bart station three weeks ago may have killed oakland's contract. the reason, the extra cost of policing in oakland's rough and t
and so, i'm alms -- between san francisco and oakland, that you believe [inaudible] employee and is i had you raise your hands already and you are going to expand the idea that meet leading edge companies say they want to be with the talented and with oakland being the liberator and home of the -- technology in general and thriving arts and cutting edge innovation in general in areas we really have the talent here in the bay area and i think that is critical and also, i think we are looking at investors internationally and frankly at an -- promising a lot of our time to chinese investors and really an international economy but we are looking at not just across the country but to invest and -- in the bay area and it's not goal of -- 50% there and to ed we are a region and many of these companys are going to be make this horizontal and vertical -- chinese investors in the entire bay area and so they have to have it's a different game. and you know, texans have to live there. the reality is that this is one of the most beautiful places with the best whrr and -- [inaudible] company that is
to year and last year we hosted the event in oakland which, is why here here in san francisco this year and is to mayor lee thank you for being the host city this year andmary khan thank you for traveling across the bay that very short way to be here in san francisco. so how many of you are feeling optimistic about 2013? can you raise your hand? right? (applause). ism. it just has a feel? it just has that feel it's started starting out at a good space and with opt mission and that's good goods and this is a good year on top of the giant's 49 win and 49ers making to the bowel and this is all going to put more sales in the regional economy and again there is so much business activity. and we are blessed with just being in this part of the country and the world. i'm very interested in what we are going to hear from our speakers this morning to sort off guide us through this year. now before we get to our program please join me in thanking the organizations and people who made this possible. and you can clap now for awful them but -- this event is jointly presented by san francisco bu
aken with all your weather. next. oakland police are investigating a shooting in east oakland. one man is in the hospital fearful loughner with life threatening wounds and another killed by a stray bullet. it happened at the valero gas station on seminary and macdonald about ten o=clock last night. kron four's jeff bush spoke with neighbors of the man who was killed. lionel fluker was known by everyone in his neighborhood. they say he was kind and warm hearted. lionel was getting gas at the valero on his way home from the gym and was killed by a bullet intended for someone else. santos peinado next door neighbor a kind guy like that. he was just trying to go home. he was minding his own business and was going home but, he didn't make it. this is the second killing over there and now, it's affected us because this man was a part of our community and it's a great loss for all of us. lionell's neighbors are heartbroken over his death and so is his dog, pepper. we are just watching her until that situation gets settled. more details will arrive on that. meanwhile, it's still shocking that
him. for the second time in less than 48 hours there has been an officer involved shooting in oakland. ktvu eric rasmussen joins us live at the scene of west oakland with what he has learned eric? >>>reporter: julie, please say it turns out the suspect was holding what they say is a very realistic looking replica gun. they get taken down most of the crime scene tape out here but some police are on the scene and in the last hour, the suspect brother showed up demanding answers. our camera was recording as the man had a heated conversation with police near the scene on 43rd street ear and chess that. he just wanted to know the hospital where his brother, 31 -year-old sean cherry was being treated. he did not dispute cherry could have been involved in the burglary at a nearby home. police say an officer shot him once in the shoulder when he pulled a gun, it turned out to be a replica. two nights ago a veteran oakland police officer, shot an unarmed 16 -year-old in the face while investigating a robbery. turns out rainer had nothing to do with it and today his family hired high-profile ci
with serious financial problems. >>> and wrongful death filed the by the widow of oakland police. the judge ruled in favor of oakland police saying they did not use unreasonable force. in november 8th, police fatally shot the owner of a hair salon. officers said they mistook a silver colored scale for a gun he was holding. >>> we are learning what claimed the life of a woman and left her son critically injured. the driver may have swerve to avoid a chair in the road near the stone cut railroad yesterday causing his car to go off the road and down an embankment. his mother was killed and the driver was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. >>> i will check in with sal. hopefully there are no traffic problems this morning. >> certainly not like yesterday and we are looking at the commute and traffic is moving along relatively well. 880 northbound from the coliseum, you can see traffic is moving along well with no major issues and traffic looks good all the way to downtown oakland and the bay bridge looks good coming into the city with no
, police had no suspects and no motive. >>> well, oakland police say the suspected burglar, they shot and wounded today was armed with a fake gun. it looked as real as any of theirs. show you a picture of it here. the suspect was carrying the replica glock when they caught him coming out of a house on chestnut street. it is still unclear what prompted the officer to shoot. the men was hit in the shoulder. he's expected to be okay. police also arrested a second man who they say was holding a knife. >> the teenager shot by oakland police wednesday night is doing okay, but his family plans to sue the department. 16-year-old was wounded in the face after a witness to a nearby armed robbery mistakenly identified him and his friends as the suspects. a short time after officers approached the group, a single shot was fired. >> he shot me, i thought i was going todie. >> i'm grateful my son is alive, but he's not doing well. i'm really, really upset. >> police later admitted that they had the wrong guy. the police chief says the officer who fired the shot perceived a threat. so far, he ha
with serious financial problems. >>> and wrongful death filed the by the widow of oakland police. the judge ruled in favor of oakland police saying they did not use unreasonable force. in november 8th, police fatally shot the owner of a hair salon. officers said they mistook a silver colored scale for a gun he was holding. >>> we are learning what claimed the life of a woman and left her son critically injured. the driver may have swerve to avoid a chair in the road near the stone cut railroad yesterday causing his car to go off the road and down an embankment. his mother was killed and the driver was rushed to the hospital in critical condition. >>> i will check in with sal. hopefully there are no traffic problems this morning. >> certainly not like yesterday and we are looking at the commute and traffic is moving along relatively well. 880 northbound from the coliseum, you can see traffic is moving along well with no major issues and traffic looks good all the way to downtown oakland and the bay bridge looks good coming into the city with no major problems. if you are driving on 880 westb
good. >>> we are following developing news in east oakland. right now they think a shooting suspect is heighting and had the me ask you what is happening. >> reporter: we are told to stand here because we would be in the line of fire and this has been going on for some time about 6 hours according to others and this man was asked to come out with his hands up but he simply has not cooperated. this started on the intersection of cherry and police say a man was shot in the back. they transported him to the hospital and as he was taken away he identified his shooter. they came to where they believe the suspect lives. >> we are actually to the point of trying to conduct a search of that unit, that particular >> reporter: okay the unit where he is? >> yes. >> reporter: so you will find him at some point. >>> we hope he is there. >> reporter: officers believe he is there and barricaded himself in since last night. they are trying to get him out but he simply has not responded. this happens a lot of times and one man said his daughters he are afraid to go outside. one more, we will tell yo
that we have in oakland where officers unnecessarily pull their guns out and create unnecessary danger. >> reporter: that 16-yea ray nor says he was following the officer and had his hands up when he was shot. police say had a knife. live in oakland,, rut ktvu news. >>> it happened in san jose about 4: 30 this morning. investigators say three men in a blue four door honda approached the 34-year-old victim apparently was wearing red. the man in the car asked if he was belonged to a gang. he said no someone shot the victim. >>> deputies called off their vetch for a man who led them on the chase across two counties in a stolen suv. today as they tailed him in the county and back in west -- and fled on foot escaping into a heavily wooded area. >>> tonight for the first time we are hearing from the family of an off duty paramedic shot and killed in oakland. his father talked to us today by phone. >> they took my son from me and what their motive was -- devastating lost. >> roger described his son as one of the joys in his life. 34-year-old kwin was at the stop side on tuesday when the man
, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, alex. >>> there is new concern about the safety of oakland residents in the event of an emergency. it has to do with how the city communicates with its first responders. according to the "oakland tribune," the east bay regional communications system authority is now refusing to allow oakland to use its new $72 million network. it includes nearly every other public safety agency in alameda and contra costa counties. the problem is oakland has not paid the roughly $1.5 million to join the network. oakland officials say they are concerned about how oakland's interests will be treated if the city joins the network. >>> more than a dozen people have been wounded in a stabbing attack at a texas college. it happened less than three hours ago at lone star community college in the houston suburb of cypress. at least 14 people were stabbed. at least ten have been taken to the hospital. no word on their conditions. one suspect has been taken into custody. >>> as many as 200 students at an antioch high school may have to take an additional test this week. this one
county sheriff's deputies will help patrol the streets of oakland. 11 deputies have been working in the city on weekends. tomas ramon explains why the sheriff's office did not renew its contracted. >> kind of depressed right now. >> long time oakland count member larry reid said sheriff's deputies will not help patrol streets saturday night. >> councilmember libby shaft, we were able to convince our colleagues to extend funds to retain those deputies that have been working on our streets. >> sheriff's deputies have been working on a contract sings february 1st that extended their hours through saturday and sunday night. the money ran out. alameda county sergeant says his department could not work out a new deal. >> it was a workers' comp costs that go into it. we have equipment damaged during our time in oakland. we have to front. we wanted oakland to absorb some of those costs. >> reporter: that is not all they would wouldn't pay for. when a sherriff's deputy tried to make a traffic stop. he was shot in the foot. oakland would not foot the bill for his care or time off the job.
with the shooting suspect who has barricaded himself in a phone in east oakland at a housing project on 6565th avenue and has been in a stand off since 10:30 last night after a shooting. the victim in the previous shooting was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. >> new this morning, a battle on the peninsula over an elementary school. the ground breaking is set but opponents are stepping up efforts to stop construction. abc7 news reporter cornell bernard is live at the site in burlingame. >> it is the first new school to open in burlingame in more than 50 years but a lot of neighbors who live around the school are summit drive are not happy about today's ground breaking saying this area is not safe for kids. the school was built in the 1930's and became a buddhist temple in the 1970's and the district bought back the property recently to make room for a flood of new students coming in to the district. neighbors are fighting the plan. they have gone to court to stop the school from opening, saying the school is on a dangerous road, lots of blind cubs, few sidewalks, unsafe
. >>> oakland police are still looking for a shooting suspect even after they thought they had him surrounded during a land long standoff. police surrounded an east oakland home for several hours overnight where they believed the suspect was barricaded. however, when the s.w.a.t. team entered the home around 6:45, no one was inside. this all started at 10:30 last night after a man was shot on 90th avenue. he identified the shooter to police and told him where he lived. the victim's wound is not life- threatening. >>> the california highway patrol is expanding the patrols in oakland. this comes as themuhammed sheriff's office -- as the alameda sheriff's office increases patrol. a new plan, to expand the patrols to four days a week. a couple of hours ago an o.p.d. representative gave us the news. >> we're delighted to have the support of the highway patrol and have them supporting oakland police officers on the streets. let us not forget as we speak, oakland police officers toil against the rising crime rate. >> they are set to vote at its may 7th meeting on the new deal. >>> in the past fee ho
concern about the safety of oakland residents in the event of an emergency. it has to do with how the city communicates with its first responders. according to the "oakland tribune," the east bay regional communications system authority is now refusing to allow oakland to use its new $72 million network. it includes nearly every other public safety agency in alameda and contra costa counties. the problem is oakland has not paid the roughly $1.5 million to join the network. oakland officials say they are concerned about how oakland's interests will be treated if the city joins the network. >>> more than a dozen people have been wounded in a stabbing attack at a texas college. it happened less than three hours ago at lone star community college in the houston suburb of cypress. at least 14 people were stabbed. at least ten have been taken to the hospital. no word on their conditions. one suspect has been taken into custody. >>> as many as 200 students at an antioch high school may have to take an additional test this week. this one is to find out
channel 2 news. >>> now to some developing news that we're following tonight in oakland where police are at the scene of a third fatal shooting today. right now no arrests have been made in any of these homicides. this latest killing happened at 70s and haley in east oakland just about a few hours ago. the male victim appears to have been walking with a bicycle before being shot. police remain there on the scene right now marking multiple shell casings on the sidewalk and interviewing witnesses. >>> gunfire erupted at about 10:00 this morning in the 2400 block of 68th avenue in oakland. police say shot spotter alerted officers to that area and that's when they found the 31- year-old male victim. you can see here the shattered glass and multiple bullet holes in the driver side of the car. police say they are searching for three suspects in this case. no word tonight of a motive. then in the 8900 block of international boulevard, police found one victim shot and killed around 4:00 this afternoon. investigators though are releasing few details about that case. >>> the merced county cour
the latest as it develops and we will bring you the latest to get details about this case. live in oakland, i am paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> police in gilroy killed one person an injured another. it happened on chestnut street on east 7th street. the they found two people who died at the hospital. one is expected to survive and no other information has been released. >>> we have wet weather which is being reported around the area. this was shot at 4:00 in oakland and the rain is expected to continue throughout the morning commute. >>> we were on the scene of two overnight power outages and 66 people lost power and the area affected was thy in town polk -- chinatown polk. the area affected was west oakland and 90 people are without power and it should be blaming the outage. paul will have your update and don't forget, you can have a look at our storm tracker 2 on www.ktvu.com, just click the weather tab on our home page. >>> president barack obama is waking up in san francisco for his second day of bay area of fundraisers. well, that is the close -- that is as close as the
of the project. now, this news comes one day after the city of oakland unveiled a major development project for the city's waterfront funded in part by a chinese investment group. the project would be located at brookline basin, a 65-acre piece of land along the estuary of jack london square. the chinese group is putting up $1.5 billion for the development that would include more than 3,000 units, a marina and some parks. >>> there's a labor dispute in san francisco involving ucsf. coming up in about 12 minutes, why employees went on strike this morning because of who showed up at the job site. >>> san francisco police chief greg suhr is giving up his push to arm officers with stun guns. he withdrew his proposal. chief sur said officers need sob -- chief suhr said officers need to be armed. the decision leaves san francisco as one of the last major cities in the country that does not arm its police with stun guns. >>> suspected carjackers running from the highway patrol caused this watery scene in san francisco. it happened just after 3:00 a.m. at van ness and union street. the nissan that
the street -- pulling them off the streets of oakland because of disagreements over who should pay for what. deputies he happened oakland city officers on weekend patrol since february. tonight will be the last time that happens. alameda county will not renew the contract with oakland. >> the workers comp costs, equipment has been damaged during our time in oakland, and all that stuff we have to front, and we wanted oakland to absorb some of the costs. >> the final straw came last month when a deputy was shot in the foot. oakland refused to pay for his care and time off. the city will ask the chp to help out and will re-deploy officers. the oakland police department is at its lowest staffing level in ten years. >> breaking news out of southern california where a brush fire is burning out of control. these are live pictures of the fire the san gabriel mountains near the city of monrovia. 100 homes have been evacuated as precaution. the fire has burned 150-acres so far. fire officials say steep terrain and thick brush make the flames hard to put out. we'll bring you updates. >> still to come
homes in oakland and they made several arrests. they were secretive about why they were conducting the raids but we know now they are after guns and weapons. we saw fbi agents in tactical gear at 14th avenue and east 22nd street. another raid happened at 8th and adelaide streets. they were focusedden 0 the acorn apartment complex. law enforcement says the warrants are a result of criminal investigation and several arrests were made. the operation ended at 1:00 this morning. no one was hurt. police say they did not have to use, sessive force. later this -- excessive force. lateert this morning, the oakland police department will be releasing more details. we're live in oakland, tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> in oakland, police are investigating a shooting reported around 3:00. they found an injured man on finner street. the sergeant says the victim may have only been dropped other that. he has shot in the leg -- dropped off there. he was shot in the leg. and is in the hospital. >>> a mother and her daughter were among those hurt when two speeding cars went out
-threatening. >> >> oakland police searching for the people who shot and killed a man through his car door this morning the shooting happened around 10:00 in the 2400 block of 68th avenue. police say shots activated and the victim was found. shattered glass and several bullet holes in the drivers side of the vehicle. the san francisco chronicle reports that the police are searching for three shooting suspects. >> >> new developments in the officer involved shooting the suspect this that incident has died. debra is live in oakland to explain how a traffic stop quickly escalated into something deadly. debra? >> reporter: we are at the stop where the fatally wounded suspect crashed into this pole with guns blazing and a deputy riding alongside. >> who got hit? >> reporter: ktvu had the only camera on the scene as deputies scrambled on the call they dread. "officer shot." >> get that ambulance in here. deputy still in the passenger's seat of the drivers car. he climbed in down the block to unhook the drivers seatbelt. that suspect was clutching it, refusing t
of oakland unveiled a major development project for the city's waterfront funded in part by a chinese investment group. the project would be located at brookline basin, a 65-acre piece of land along the estuary of jack london square. the chinese group is putting up $1.5 billion for the development that would include more than 3,000 units, a marina and some parks. >>> there's a labor dispute in san francisco involving ucsf. coming up in about 12 minutes, why employees went on strike this morning because of who showed up at the job site. >>> san francisco police chief greg suhr is giving up his push to arm officers with stun guns. he withdrew his proposal. chief sur said officers need sob -- chief suhr said officers need to be armed. the decision leaves san francisco as one of the last major cities in the country that does not arm its police with stun guns. >>> suspected carjackers running from the highway patrol caused this watery scene in san francisco. it happened just after 3:00 a.m. at van ness and union street. the nissan that hit the hydrant al
patrol oakland and the cost of the aftermath of deputies' confrontations with suspects. the sheriff says he doesn't want to have to pay for that, and neither does oakland. the patrols have come to an abrupt end. bad news for these residents. >> i think they are so needed. that's the worst mistake that could possibly ever be made is to have somebody not patrolling. >> there's too much crime here. it's scary to come out here. >> reporter: the shooting that wounded an alameda deputy sheriff here near the bart station three weeks ago may have killed oakland's contract with the sheriff's office for extra patrols. the reason? the extra cost of policing in oakland's rough and tumble crime areas. >> i was one deputy injured. he's going to be off a significant amount of time. we have several cars that have been involved in collisions. those go down. there's a cost value there. so all the things add up. and it actually adds up to more than what oakland paid for us to be there. >> reporter: eleven teams of deputies have been working two days a week. >> the reality is that oakland has a crime issue.
weather will add to that. it looks like 880 went bound and cars are beginning to slow down in oakland. and we are getting a little bit of a commute, and metering lights go on and you need to give yourself some extra time, there could be a stalled vehicle there as well. again not a great commute and an extra few minutes is needed. let's go to steve. >>> there is some rain and pockets of it near the oakland airport and also we are looking at darker green heavier than the lighter green and that does to pacifica, south san francisco and over towards marin county and you can see san pablo bay and hit and miss towards santa clara valley and some decent rain totals, 4.5 and that's not touchuppy. same for oakland and the numbers are in for san francisco be it was a grand total of two or three inches and normal should be 12 and a quarter and that was only 19% of normal and the old record was back in 1850 and the record was 3.20 and back in december, we had it very good and it was raining then, and we have a little bit more on the way but for those three months
officers to help her city, the c.h.p. is already helping the city of oakland with extra patrols but now they have agreed to extend the contract and give even more help. they patrolled two days a week and now they increase that four oakland asked for help when the contract with the sheriff ended over the weekend and the sheriff deputied were patrolling with oakland police and the two agencies could not agree on terms for a new contract. for example, one of the officers, the deputies, was shot in the foot while patrolling oakland and the two sides could not agree on who should pay for the health care and the workers' compensation. with the sheriff deputied gone, and with the oakland police department facing a shortage officers with violent crime rising police had to turn to c.h.p. the mayor's office has not said how much they will pay c.h.p. but it will have to be approved before the city council and it goes before the council in a couple of weeks. >> and now the boston bombings investigation, top security officials face a grilling from lawmakers over whether the f.b.i. over looked warnin
. center field. coco! ballgame. western division! the oakland as! >> reporter: the art of managing has certainly changed over the years. the as have gone from the volcanic billy martin to the authoritarian dick williams and all points in between, which worked with yesterday's players to varying degrees. this time around is the very now bob melvin who seems to be the perfect fit for players of this era. his relaxed, personal approach most certainly contributed to all of those swirling comebacks last season. >> there's a lot to left. and that baby is gone! >> reporter: creating an atmosphere of less stress during the high tension late innings, his style, certainly works for his boss. >> i still pinch myself to think a by with this kind of qual -- guy with this kind of quality was available to us particularly having success in seattle not only do we have a professional relationship, we have a personal relationship right now which is unique between a manager and general manager. we're almost the same age. we played in the same era. >> when you have someone like him that's your manager that
as it develops. >>> also over night a crash into a power pole in oakland sparked on electric flash seen for miles and cut power for thousands of homes. this pickup truck you can see in the picture hit the pole at foothill boulevard and church street at 1:30. the transformer blew and the pole fell on to the street. 3500 customers instantly lost power. pg&e was able to restore power to all but five customers. the driver ran off and has not been found. >>> a large water leak that flooded part of buy row. that was about 9:30 last night. this continued until 4:00 this morning. cal water had to dig to find the source of the problems. >>> sympathy strike is expected to effect trash service in five bay area cities today. the cities in question are daly city, pacifica, half-moon bay, fremont and fairfield. they are all serviced by allied waste republic services. union workers are supporting a strike in youngstown, ohio where workers claim unfair label practices. tara moriarty took these pictures of overflowing garbage cans in daly city. they are advising people to keep the trash cans off the curb. time ri
everybody? welcome to oakland a's 2013. built for success. and yes, this team is loaded with talent but with it comes just about as many questions that need to be answered. last year's manager of the year, bob melvin has got to get them answered quickly if this team is to have any chance of repeating in the western division again. he has definitely got his work cut out for him. >> fry ball. center field ballgame. western division. >> the oakland as have shocked the rangers and the basketball world. >> the art of managing has changed over the years. the as have gone from billy martin to dick williams and all points in between which work with yesterday's players to varying degrees. this time around, it's the very now bob melvin who seems to be the perfect fit for players of this era. his relaxed personable approach most certainly contributed to all the come backs of last season. >> there's a shot to left and that baby is gone. >> creating an atmosphere of less stress during the high tension late innings. his style, certainly works for him. >> i pinch myself to think that a guy with th
details about the body. there is a homeless encampment on the scene. in this area. >> pam: the oakland police department is re- emphasizing a program. that it believes reduces crime. the departmetn says. operation ceasefire is now in full effect. and it is the main tool being used to reduce homicides and violence. kron 4's alecia reid explains from the city public safety meeting tonight in the fruitvale district. >> reporter: oakland police chief in the public safety committee has met with the issue of violence. it is an issue here in the police department has incorporated operation cease-fire. police chief howard shore in is to identify that small group of 14 different gangs in oakland to give them the opportunity to stop bad behavior. and take advantage of social services that the city has to offer or suffer harsh consequences for. over the last couple of weeks they have taken his advantage with mentoring. >> the biggest decrease we are seeing is with murders and shootings. that is what we want to highlight today this coincides with our cease fire efforts that brings the community an
say that spill has not posed a danger to the public. >>> the family after 2-year-old oakland boy is distraught after he was injured due it a side show on the freeway. this morning, that toddler is recovering from major surgery to his head and neck. the side show collision happened last month, along 880 in san leandro. abc 7 reporter, lisa, has new details from the boy's family. >> my baby now. >> reporter: 2-year-old cori abrams is in the intensive care unit right now, having a six-hour disk fusion surgery to repair his broken neck. his brother drove on 880 south in san leandro. >> i can't even describe it. it's undescribable. >> jasmine glenn was driving her black impalla while her son and mother were in the back seat and suddenly a side show erupted right in front of her. >> last thing i remember saying was, look at the guy doing the doughnuts. and i woke up in the hospital. >> jasmine glenn's chevy was rear-ended by a big rig. these are photos of her smashed car. she was the only one conscious after the crash. >> after the big rig hit us, we spun out of control. after we stopp
kidnapping outside an oakland elementary school. is foiled by a school staff member. as kron four's philippe djegal reports. the boy is safe. still, the suspect got away. >> reporter: a day after the attempted kidnapping at burckhalter elementary school in oakland. students were sent home with this letter from the school district. explaining what happened. >> i hope that he gets caught why would you want to grab a five year-old? >> reporter: khalid adbuljaami learned about it friday afternoon while picking up his8-year- old son and 11-year-old niece. the principal says the incident happened here outside of the school. where parents usually pick their kids up. just after 2:30 thursday afternoon. the oakland police say a man approached a 5-year-old boy and tried to pick him up. but a staff member stepped- in. was and his relationship with the boy. the man was a stranger. and, the school district says the man was told to identify himself in the office. but he refused, then left. >> what would have been a terrible situation was averted by our great staff. >> reporter: the boy was unharmed. and,
of the north sea breeze is delayed. another warm day. mid-70s in san francisco 80s in oakland. again, nearly 90 degrees for walnut creek. note it is going to be cooler on tuesday. coming up on the kron 4 news at 11. a deadly shooting at a hayward neighborhood has residents wondering who the victim is. plus. a man shot while walking near his home has oakland's rockridge residents on edge tonight. and more victims of the west texas fertilizer plant explosion. why so many were first responders. those stories and more, next. you kids should count yourselvt have u-versebac. you couldn't just... guys... there you are. you know you couldn't just pause a show in one room, then... where was i... you couldn't pause a show in one room then start playing it in another. and...i'm talking to myself... [ male announcer ] call to get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 2 years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. for 2 years with qualifying bundles. when i take a picture of this check, it goes straight to the bank. oh. oh look the lion is out! no mommy no! don't worry honey, it only works on checks. depo
federal court and not as an enemy combatant by a military tribunal. >>> the oakland a's are in boston to play the red sox today but before the game they made a special trip to visit a bombing victim in the hospital. nay met with 11-year-old aaron hern. he's the boy from martinez that suffered a serious leg injury in the bombing. first lady michelle obama also visited aaron at the hospital last week. tonight runners in marin county will do their part to honor the victim's of the boston bombings. they will run in a special 2.5- mile race that begins at 6:45 p.m. at ross common park. runners are encouraged to wear blue and yellow clothing. the bombings in boston have renewed the debate about surveillance camera on public streets. rob ross is in san francisco where the police chief is floating the idea of installing the cameras on a major thorough fair there. >> reporter: good afternoon. police chief greg suhr says he hopes to take early lessons he is learning from the bombing and apply them here on market street. we talked to the chief less than an hour ago. he is floating an idea to ins
and are trying to determine if it was gang-related. >> and breaking the 12th street bart station in oakland is closed. there was a shooting in the last hour or so and a man was killed. the trains will not stop at that station. >> governor jerry brown revealed today that even he is not immune to crime and it is raising some questions about the security assigned to protect him. police say jamal johnson managed to prowl on to the balcony over the weekend and this isn't the only such incident. abc7 news reporter john alston is here with more. >> this is a touchy subject for the chp whose job is to make sure that suspicious or potentially dangerous people don't get near the governor or his homes. today he revealed that is exactly what happened twice over the past year in both oakland and sacramento. governor brown was speaking at the capital in sacramento to remember victims of crime when he announced he too almost became a statistic. >> a gentleman was found on my balcony trying to break in. i live on top of pf changes on the fourth floor. luckily i wasn't home. >> the governor lives on the top
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